Windows multiple display troubleshooting steps

Updated: 01/24/2018 by Computer Hope
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Troubleshooting steps that can be followed when you have problems with multiple displays under Microsoft Windows.

  1. Confirm that the device is activated and that the correct video card drivers chosen for secondary adapter/secondary display is initialized.
  2. Physically switch order of adapters.
  3. Confirm secondary display is highlighted in display properties, secondary display adapter is supported, and secondary display is detected.
  4. Run program on primary display.
  5. Run program fullscreen.
  6. Disable secondary display.

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